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Monday, September 9, 2019
Times of Perception Exhibition Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm Locations: Manning Academic Center - Owings Mills Campus - North Details:
2019 marks the 75th anniversary of American internment of Japanese and Japanese-Americans during WWII. Two years ago, the Trump administration issued Executive Order 13769, commonly known as the Muslim Ban. Times of Perception is a multimedia exhibition that reflects on the experience of Japanese Internment, the Muslim Ban and the treatment of Muslims after the War on Terror.
Times of Perception will present works by artists Saks Afridi, Sobia Ahmad, Nancy Chikaraishi, Kei Ito, Wendy Maruyama, Azzah Sultan, Mary Tuma, and Qinza, which address our current political and social attitudes in the context of American treatment of populations perceived as “other.”
KMAC Gallery: 8/26/19–10/26/19
SOD Gallery: 8/26/19–1/4/20
Reception: 9/12/19 5–7 PM (KMAC Gallery)
Curatorial Tour: 9/20/19 3–4PM (SOD Gallery)
Artists' Talk: 9/26/19 5–7PM (KMAC Gallery)
Gene Oishi Lecture: 10/3/19 11AM–12:30PM (SOD Sound Stage)
Curatorial Tour: 10/17/19 2–3 PM (KMAC Gallery)
Navy Bean Pie Workshop: CANCELLED
Unruly Bodies Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm Locations: Art Gallery - Greenspring Campus Details:
The body that is too fat, too sick, too Black, too foreign, too female, too queer, too old...
Stevenson University is pleased to present new work by emerging and mid-career artists from the United States and abroad that aligns with the themes Unruly Bodies, Roxanne Gay's month-long magazine for Medium, published in April 2018.
Exhibition: April 27 - September 21, 2019, Art Gallery, Theatre Building, Greenspring Campus
Reception: April 29, 2019, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Inscape Theatre Lobby, Greenspring Campus
Unruly Bodies Artist Talk Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Art Gallery - Greenspring Campus Details: The body that is too fat, too sick, too Black, too foreign, too femme, too queer, too old...
One year ago, Roxane Gay asked 24 writers to consider what it means to live in an unruly body. The prompt for Medium was deceptively simple, personal but universal, and yielded beautiful narratives.
Now, nine artists probe the themes of Gay’s Unruly Bodies magazine for an exhibition of the same name. What does it mean to move through the world in a body that contradicts societal norms? What does it mean to struggle against, come to terms with, or assert our physicality? How can we claim the space that we deserve?
Exhibition: April 27–September 21, 2019
Artists’ Talk: September 9, 2019, 5–7 PM
Greenspring Art Gallery, Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD